Category Archives: Did You Know? – Everything there is to Know about Dogs

Before And After Adoption – Ten Rescue Dogs That Prove What A Home Can Do

Before after usually comes with pictures of sick, emaciated, and abused dogs on the one end, and their photos after they have recovered on the other. But there is another type of before after that only rescuers and adoptive parents get to experience. Continue reading Before And After Adoption – Ten Rescue Dogs That Prove What A Home Can Do

Types Of Rescue Dogs – A Rescuer’s Perception Of What People Will See In Them

Types of rescue dogs can range from the most expensive breeds  money can buy to ..well, you can imagine what’s on the other side of the scale. This is not a post about the actual value of a rescue – to us rescuers, they all have the same value and it is not measured in money. Continue reading Types Of Rescue Dogs – A Rescuer’s Perception Of What People Will See In Them

How To Bring A Shelter Dog Home – A Few Simple Tips

How to bring a shelter dog home? How to introduce him to his new life? How to make him feel at ease and offer him all he has been deprived off in the past? I guess there are millions of articles dedicated to this particular subject, so here is something new. Continue reading How To Bring A Shelter Dog Home – A Few Simple Tips

Fostering Peak – Five Dogs In An Apartment

Fostering is a way of life, and once you go down that road, there is no turning back. I didn’t really know what I was doing the first time it happened. I just found a dog outside my house, picked him and brought him home. Of course I did keep that first one – the first one is always difficult to let go. Continue reading Fostering Peak – Five Dogs In An Apartment

Black Dog Day – Reasons To Adopt An Ebony Friend

Black dogs suffer more discrimination than any other dogs, and so do black cats. This is a fact, and even if most people don’t realize it, they tend to overlook them and move on to the next dog. The reasons why this happens range from silly to too complicated, but since October 1st is Black Dog Day, in this post, I only want to focus on why you should adopt a black four-legged friend. Continue reading Black Dog Day – Reasons To Adopt An Ebony Friend

Mercy Adoption – Why Animal Lovers Are Not Always The Best Dog Owners





Mercy, compassion and empathy are some of our most special and delicate human values. So I have absolutely no intention of demeaning them in this post. But it is a fact that I have seen some huge mistakes take place throughout my short “career” in Animal Welfare, and I just need to make some things clear. Continue reading Mercy Adoption – Why Animal Lovers Are Not Always The Best Dog Owners

Abandonment – A Dog’s Rescue In Reverse





Abandonment is one of the cruelest things that can happen to a dog. Imagine living a life of comfort, in your home, with the people you know, love and respect and suddenly, one day take a trip with them, exit the car while you’re on a mountain you have never been before, turn around and realize that the car, you family and all you ever knew are gone. You are left in the middle of nowhere, with no food, no water, and no one to turn to. Continue reading Abandonment – A Dog’s Rescue In Reverse

Just A Dog And What It Can Just Do

I admit I made the video when angry, but I always like to think positive, and after publishing it and watching it again and again, I felt like I needed to be clear about what “just a dog” has done for me so far. Because it’s not just about the big things, but also about the little things. I never met a guide dog or a water rescuer, I never fostered a dog that can sense my blood sugar levels or lead a search party for a missing person. I have only adopted, fostered and met simple pet dogs, and they can do a lot. So here’s what “just a dog” has done for me: Continue reading Just A Dog And What It Can Just Do